22 Jul

Addiction and Gender-Based Stereotype

There are many factors that contribute to addiction. Some of them are similar across genders, but some are gender specific. Society’s different expectations for men and women, the way men and women handle stress differently, and biology all play a role in substance abuse and...

20 Jun

Drug Addiction Myths

Addiction recovery is a difficult, life-changing process and addicts need all the support they can get as they work to heal themselves. Unfortunately, many of the myths that surround drug use and addiction hamper the progress of those in recovery. Misunderstandings about addiction as a...

15 May

Removing Blame for Recovery

There are many stumbling blocks on the road to recovery that need to be addressed. One of these roadblocks is blame. Blame is placing fault or responsibility for a problem on a person or a circumstance. No matter where you decide to place blame, it...